Mattia Damiani (2015 – 2018)

Mattia Damiani has been awarded a master’s degree in natural sciences (Natural Systems Evolution and Diversity) at the University of Turin, Italy, and a specialization master in environmental engineering (Environmental Assessment and Planning Techniques) at the Polytechnic University of Turin.

He has been working as an environmental consultant and life cycle analyst since 2012, being involved in many projects held by European Commission’s authorities, Italian public bodies and multinational corporations.
His work has been devoted mainly to the sustainable use of natural resources, industrial ecology, Life Cycle Assessment and environmental communication.

He joined the ELSA-PACT team as an IRSTEA PhD student and his research activities aim to assess the impacts of consumption and water degradation on biodiversity.

Nicolas Mat (2012 – 2015)

Nicolas MAT has been working for over 6 years as a project manager in the field of industrial ecology and energy/climate change for public authorities and industrial sector, in France and abroad. In October 2012, he started  a PhD thesis in the LGEI of Ecole des Mines d’Ales. His research project questions the role of port and harbor areas in the context of an ecological and energy transition. He also teaches at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Faculty of Geography and Environment), University of Franche-Comté and the Ecole des Mines d’Ales in the field of industrial ecology and project management.